WiPS Schedule - Fall 2019

Work in Progress Seminars (WiPS) for Fall 2019

All WiPS seminars are at 12:00 P.M., MONDAY, 1425 Biomedical Physical Sciences, unless noted otherwise. Seminar Coordinator: Donna Koslowsky

Fall 2019

Date Speaker Lab Title Faculty Evaluator
September 2 Labor Day
September 9 Christopher Buehl (Postdoc) Meek Elucidating the role of RAG1/2 phosphorylation in VDJ Recombination S. Conrad
B. Schutte
September 16 Natalie Vande Pol Bonito Differential Arabidopsis thaliana growth effects by soil fungi in the Mortierellaceae D. Pyeon
R. Abramovitch
September 23 Heather Miller Schrenk The microbial ecology of actively outgassing arc volcanoes influenced by deeply sourced carbon R. Schwartz
D. Koslowsky
  Jennifer Kirk Walker/Kashefi Isolation and characterization of a novel Trichococcus sp. from tree hole sediment R. Schwartz
D. Koslowsky
September 30 Kristin Jacob Reguera Adaptive Responses of the Otic Microbiome to the Middle Ear Microenvironment S. Manning
N. Hammer
  Jackson Sorensen Shade Dormancy dynamics and dispersal contribute to soil microbiome resilience S. Manning
N. Hammer
October 7 Benjamin Stein (Postdoc) Crosson Feedback control of a two-component signaling system by a 4Fe-4S-binding receiver domain F. Downes
K.  Yu
October 14 Nkrumah Grant Lenski Living to die: The evolution of cell death within a single population of E. coli from a long-term evolution experiment G. Reguera
C. Adami
  John Chodkowski Shade A co-evolution experiment reveals genetic signatures of antibiotic resistance G. Reguera
C. Adami
October 21 Y Hoang Kroos Cellular shape change and nucleoid dynamics during Myxococcus xanthus development Y. Dufour
K. Kashefi
  John Keven Walker Vector-host interaction and malaria transmission intensity in coastal Papua New Guinea Y. Dufour
K. Kashefi
October 28 Kyle Card Lenski The relationship between relaxed selection and the genetic targets of resistance mutations R. Hausinger
L. Kroos
  Nhu Nguyen Dufour Bacterial motility in mucus R. Hausinger
L. Kroos
November 4 Phillip Delekta (Postdoc) Hammer Exogenous fatty acids impede proliferation of metabolically restricted Staphylococcus aureus A. Shade
P. Venta
November 11 John Lee Dufour Control of Phenotypic Diversity by c-di-GMP in Vibrio cholerae J. Hardy
C. Martinez-Gomez
  Ted Van Alst DiRita Metabolic processes promoting Vibrio cholerae colonization and proliferation during infection J. Hardy
C. Martinez-Gomez
November 18 Hinako Terauchi Mansfield Exploring the relationship between the gut microbiome and airway allergy in mice A. Olive
M. Bachmann
  Lucas Demey DiRita Single Molecule Dynamics of TcpP and Regulation of Virulence in Vibrio cholerae A. Olive
M. Bachmann
November 25 Shelby Dechow Abramovitch Defining the functional role of PPE51 in Mycobacterium tuberculosis acid growth arrest S. Crosson
L. Mansfield
  Joshua Franklin Dufour Measuring the Growth Rate Cost of Multiple Flagella S. Crosson
L. Mansfield
December 2 John Guittar (Postdoc) Shade

Predictability and the role of priority effects in microbial community responses to antibiotics

L. Zhang
V. DiRita